The river allowed the soil on the riverbanks to be enriched with nutrients, thus allowing the Egyptians to develop agricultural practices and grow numerous crops. . The river also allowed the Egyptians to bathe, travel, catch fish and drink the water. This then resulted in a lacklustre chance of famine from occurring. The Ancient Egyptians constructed their own dwellings by creating their properties out of mud-bricks, using materials provided by the rich soil of the river Nile.
The Qin dynasty adopted Legalism as the dominant source of control over the people they ruled over while the Han dynasty adopted Confucianism to give merit or family connections. These two different ideologies impacted how long their dynasties lasted, and quality for those living under their dynasties rule. Legalism was a strict legal system and harsh consequences for denying to follow their system. Legalism centered influence towards a powerful government and, most people in power favored legalism because of influence over much of the people and land. Confusionism, on the other hand, put heavenly laws over that of mans.This made laws for citizens much looser than that of the Qin dynasty.
In the foreword, Chris’s wife says, “Chris felt all of us have a duty to serve those who serve us.”(Kyle and Doyle) I think that writing this book was part of Chris’s duty to serve by informing the public of the importance of guns in America. Chris has mentioned the American long rifle, the spencer repeater, and the colt single-action army revolver. I think the most crucial out of those three is the spencer repeater. It was a big factor in the Civil War because it sped up the process of the war. It was much more modern than all the other guns at that time because of how many bullets it carried and because of how fast it reloaded.
The introduction of merchant guilds led to the town hierarchy and involvement in civic duties. Members of a merchant guild tended to be wealthier and of a higher social status than craft guild members. With merchant guilds being known as an association of traders, they often negotiated with the Lords of the land to regulate trade. The
The Iron Age led to improvements in military strength and force. With advancements like leather armor to iron armor as well as iron weapons, the Zhou had a very large and very strong military. As stated in the first paragraph, the Zhou also had a unique social hierarchy. They ruled with what was called a Confucian social hierarchy. Confucianism became popular during the Zhou and the rulers expected their citizens to follow the rules and values accordingly.
Legalism was important as it reassured power into the ruler’s hands, forcing people to follow strict legal codes making them obedient to the ruler. This led Lord Yang to abolish the previous landowning mechanism of aristocracy and replaced it with centralised bureaucracy, whereby members were appointed and dismissed on military merit. The Qin developed a bureaucratic office and rank whereby they could control each and every aspect of people’s lives. The Qin Empire under these reforms was divided into 36 provinces with 2 government officials in charge of each province. Each province was further divided into district with their own 2 officials to maintain checks and balances within the bureaucracy.
One technology advancements were the swords carried by the Spanish Soldiers. “The conquistadors who swept through the New World were armed with steel swords.” The Spanish came to the New World with steel, a material the native tribes have not used or perhaps seen until the conquest. These swords had a devastating effect on the tribes as it could easily cut through the light garments the natives were accustomed to wearing. Along with swords came armor, “the latest forging techniques were used to create the strongest, sturdiest, lightest and most flexible armor.” This armor would prove to be very useful in
The philosophy of government was Confucianism, and the style of government was a bureaucracy, which was when the emperor used many government officials to help him make decisions. The Han Dynasty was a very successful empire with many accomplishments in areas such as education, and literature. One of the Han Dynasty’s most reputable achievements was
Autocratic centralized state bureaucracy at all levels and officials at all levels is a very important part to prevent the decline happens again. So the rulers always pay great attention on management problems. Often after dynasty raised rulers very careful straighten officialdom, like the Western Han Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, and the Ming Dynasty. The reason why a dynasty decline, a big part of that is the political
For a society to become civilized they need to have writing, forms of communication, science, education, and a stable form of government. Civilizations developed because of agriculture, the formation of cities, large permanent settlements, and the specialization of labor. I would define uncivilized as a place or a group of people who are not highly developed in the things previously described. 2. What advantages does an agriculturally based society have over a hunter/gatherer society?
Ancient China Farming Tools What tools did Ancient China use for farming? Ancient China had tools that helped them with their farming. Plows were made out of iron in the third B.C. Which made their plows more efficient and last longer. The seed drill dug a hole place the seeds and covered it with dirt.
Under the Us Constitution the central government know has more power than it did under the Articles of Confederation to stabilize the United States. When the writers came up with the rules for a new government they wanted democracy to be a part of it. A republic was wanted by the colonists after the King imposed taxes and limited the settlement for people in North America. The US Constitution and the Articles of Confederation let the people have a say on how they could govern themselves instead of a monarch. Both documents limited the power that the central government had on the states and its people.
Along with changes within society, education experienced great changes as well. When World War I started, there was only about one million kids attending a high school. However, this number soared to over four million by 1926. With industry booming and the economy prospering, there was a need for higher skilled laborers. This is exactly what high schools became in the 1920’s, as they offered a big range of various courses for students who were interested in industrial jobs.